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Purchas his pilgrimage : or Relations of the world and the religions observed in all ages and places discovered, from the creation unto this present. In foure parts. This first containeth a theologicall and geographical historie of Asia, Africa, and America, with the ilands adiacent. Declaring the ancient religions before the floud ... With briefe descriptions of the countries, nations, states, discoveries ... (1614)



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Author: Purchas, Samuel, 1577?-1626; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Featherstone, Henry, d. 1647, bookseller; Stansby, William, fl. 1597-1638 printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
Subject: Religions -- History; Religions; Geography; Geography -- History 17th century; Voyages and travels -- History 17th century; America -- Discovery and exploration Early works to 1800
Publisher: London : Printed by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone ...
Year: 1614
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: English
Call number: 2344375
Digitizing sponsor: Sloan Foundation
Book contributor: John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
Collection: johnadamsBPL; bostonpubliclibrary; americana
Notes: Page number printing errors. No pages missing.

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John Adams Library copy inscribed on inside back cover: hand drawing of ship. Inscribed on inside front cover: "L6 -J/D." Inscribed on first leaf: "In page 751 mention is made of the river St. Croix..." John Adams's signature on title page: "J. Adams."

John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894


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Reviewer: Roger Pearse - - August 26, 2008
Subject: Also contains Elmacin
Part 4 of this work contains the only English version of any portion of the Saracenical History of the Arabic Christian historian, George Elmacin (Al-Makin).

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